Daniel F. Bernard

Law Graduate

Overview

Daniel Bernard is a law graduate with Foley & Lardner LLP. Dan is based in the firm’s New York office where he is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. Dan is not admitted to practice law in any state.

Dan began his career with Foley as a summer associate where he worked in the firm’s Litigation Department.

During law school, Dan was a research assistant for Professor Paul Radvany in the Securities Litigation and Arbitration Clinic at Fordham, where he represented individual investors in claims against brokers engaging in unsuitable investment practices. Dan was also chapter president of the Unemployment Action Center where he trained advocates to represent unemployment benefits claimants at Department of Labor hearings.

Prior to law school, Dan worked at Morgan Stanley as a human resources associate in the talent management group. He managed a firmwide training rollout, developed materials for regulatory meetings, and prepared executive-level presentations regarding culture, diversity and employee engagement. Dan was also a compensation & business analytics analyst covering Morgan Stanley's wealth management business.

While a student at Cornell University, Dan was an Employment and Disability Institute global service intern at the Ministry of Justice in Jerusalem, Israel, where he worked with Israeli organizations to develop best practices for employing people with disabilities.

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar
    • Dean’s List (2018 – 2019 Academic Year)
    • Member, Urban Law Journal (2018 – 2020)
    • Teaching assistant, LL.M. Legal Writing Program
    • Chapter president, Unemployment Action Center (Jan. 2018 – Aug. 2019)
    • Student Leadership Award Recipient
  • Cornell University (B.S., 2014)
    • Major: Industrial and Labor Relations
    • President, Society for Human Resource Management
    • President, Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity
    • Co-founder, Cornell Best Buddies

Professional Affiliations

  • Volunteer, The Legal Aid Society (Nov. 2020 - Jan. 2021)

Admissions

Dan is not admitted to practice law in any state.